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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #285 on: 09.06. 2018 11:55 »
Hi GB, good to hear you have sorted it out, *smile*
But I think it is very important to have this topic under a different heading, as it would not come up if you where searching for a solution for a problem of the engine not turning over after rebuild, maybe one of the moderators could sort this out?
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Yes, I was thinking the same thing. I might summarise the details in another post. No one will want to wade through 20 pages to find all the relevant points.

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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #286 on: 09.06. 2018 12:55 »
Thanks mate. My brain is frazzled replying to Anji!
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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #287 on: 09.06. 2018 13:57 »
I've made a start...

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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #288 on: 09.06. 2018 17:49 »
I think this is one of the most engaging threads I've had the pleasure of reading! 20 pages in the blink of an eye, with so many people trying to help out.

Well done GB and all of you stars!
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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #289 on: 09.06. 2018 17:58 »
I think this is one of the most engaging threads I've had the pleasure of reading! 20 pages in the blink of an eye, with so many people trying to help out.

Well done GB and all of you stars!
I'm happy that you enjoyed it Paul. There were times when I did not enjoy it!

Yes, this forum really works; chaps from all over the world chipping in with ideas until the problem was identified. Fan-bloody-tastic!  *smile* *smile* *smile*

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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #290 on: 10.06. 2018 00:37 »
glad your now sorted greybeard. i m amazed you got around with the engine in its previous state . now you should find a whole new bsa experience in front of you called the middle lane of the motorway. 65 mph should do it.

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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #291 on: 10.06. 2018 08:41 »
Thanks Ed. I haven't had a chance to finish putting the bike back together yet, I may get permission to visit the shed today.

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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #292 on: 10.06. 2018 12:19 »
edboy I like your comment because the bike will be better of course.  I bought mine off a friend in the seventies and I think the crank snapped in 1980 returning home from Silverstone. of course being brit iron it was still running and i didn't even know it had snapped. when I took it apart the cam and followers were just like grey beards and ithad a million more horrors . once rebuilt it became a bit of a growling beast *smile*

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Re: GB is not OK!
« Reply #293 on: 10.06. 2018 19:56 »
i ve always followed the idea that the larger lift on the camshaft lobe would take longer to wear out. so longer period between rebuilds.